How do i get RE5 to run perfectly on my SYSTEM??!

#1 Posted by 0of (4 posts) -
 -----my specs are: Vista Home Premium SP1 32-bit, AMD Phenom 8450 Triple-Core Processor 2.10Ghz, 3.00 GB RAM, with ATI Radeon HD 3400 series graphics cards (2 of them with crossfire) have 1.4GB VRAM.----

=======Resident Evil 5 runs laggy on my computer, it plays perfectly on minimum settings, i checked the recommended system requirements for it and they all pretty much fit with my system. The game gets very laggy though when i put it in the highest specs I DONT KNOW WHY. =======

-=And my question is: If i change to Vista 64bit or Vista Black Edition 32bit, or Windows 7... will the game run perfectly on the higher settings? Or in other words will upgrading the OS have a major effect on the gameplay?=- ****by the way when i do the framerate benchmark thing i get around 22 fps on directx9 and around 13fps on directx10. now common my system is suppose to do a lot better than that with 1.4GB of VRAM!!***

?????OR DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY IDEAS ON HOW TO MAKE THE HIGHER SETTINGS NOT LAG ON MY SYSTEM. WITHOUT GETTING NEW HARDWARE OF COURSE!!????
#2 Posted by trophyhunter (5800 posts) -

buy it on the ps3 or 360

#3 Edited by Diamond (8634 posts) -

Your videocard is low end, even in crossfire.  That's probably your best bet for better performance, get a new videocard.  Nothing else is gonna give you the performance you want.

#4 Posted by 0of (4 posts) -
@Diamond:  "Recommended VRAM is 512mb or more, i have 1.4GB..... how is that on the low end?
#5 Posted by Diamond (8634 posts) -
@0of said:
@Diamond:  "Recommended VRAM is 512mb or more, i have 1.4GB..... how is that on the low end?
Well you gotta learn video RAM is far from the most important part of your videocard.  It's all about the shader processors the card has, how complex they are, how fast they can operate.  More video RAM will just allow more texture resolution and extremely high resolutions (for the most part).  The part of the Radeon HD 3400s that do the math for all the graphics in a game are weaker than you need to run the game well.
#6 Posted by 0of (4 posts) -
@Diamond:  so i really have bad shaders?
#7 Posted by Diamond (8634 posts) -
@0of said:
 @Diamond:  so i really have bad shaders?
Yea, sorry man.  It's a pixel shader 4.0 capable card, but it's just not capable of fast performance in a game like RE5.  The only way you can really get a good assessment of the performance of a videocard is to look at benchmarks.  See how the cards stack up to one another.  Also to become familiar with how ATI & Nvidia name their video cards.
#8 Edited by 0of (4 posts) -
@Diamond: how come other games run perfectly.... dead space runs perfectly on higher res and AA....... and that game probly has better graphics too than this one
#9 Posted by PercyChuggs (1087 posts) -
@trophyhunter said:
" buy it on the ps3 or 360 "
#1 reason why PC gaming is inferior.
#10 Posted by Diamond (8634 posts) -
@0of said:
" @Diamond: how come other games run perfectly.... dead space runs perfectly on higher res and AA....... and that game probly has better graphics too than this one "
Can't really explain it, but RE5 is a better looking game than Dead Space, IMO.  Have you tried anything else, like Crysis?  RE5 should run more than twice as good as Crysis...
 
You can look up benchmarks for the Radeon HD 3400 series if you want yourself if you don't believe me.  Few benchmarks were ever taken because it wasn't really meant to be a gamer's videocard.
#11 Posted by Fallen189 (5050 posts) -
@PercyChuggs said:
" @trophyhunter said:
" buy it on the ps3 or 360 "
#1 reason why PC gaming is inferior. "

#12 Posted by Jiggah (308 posts) -

The ATI 3400 is not only a last gen card.  It's the low end of the last gen card.
 
A single 4850 will make the game playable.

#13 Posted by SJSchmidt93 (4897 posts) -
@Fallen189 said: 
#1 reason why PC gaming is inferior. "

"
#14 Posted by Akeldama (4255 posts) -
@PercyChuggs said:
" @trophyhunter said:
" buy it on the ps3 or 360 "
#1 reason why PC gaming is inferior. "
exactly.
#15 Posted by trophyhunter (5800 posts) -
@PercyChuggs said:
" @trophyhunter said:
" buy it on the ps3 or 360 "
#1 reason why PC gaming is inferior. "
*high fives*
#16 Edited by HitmanAgent47 (8576 posts) -

For dead space I run it at 80 frames per second average, high of 100, that game automatically runs faster than average. For resident evil 5 I run it like 50-80 frames per second on my 9800GTX since I am playing resident evil 5 on pc yet won't directly mention how. 
 
Let me start by saying your videocard is a piece of shit, even two of them. One Hd4850 should be faster than that junk. Now getting that out of the way, vram isn't going to help you if your videocard is weak and slow. You can have the slowest videocard in the world with tons of vram, a faster card with 512mb v ram will still run faster. Second of all is your cpu speed, sure having more cores is good, however the speed is important. 2.10Ghz is sort of slow and you would need to at least overclock it. If there is less speed, it will bottleneck your framerates. Honestly though you system is having trouble because it's not powerful enough or fast enough for the cpu. 
 
Honestly though, pc gaming is superior, this game looks fantastic at my lcd monitor.

#17 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18954 posts) -
@PercyChuggs said:
" @trophyhunter said:
" buy it on the ps3 or 360 "
#1 reason why PC gaming is inferior. "
i wouldnt let go of my mouse and keyboard even if you get  nicole scherzinger to suck me off while fondling my balls wearing a glove 
#18 Posted by PolyesterPimp (256 posts) -
@Ahmad_Metallic said:
" @PercyChuggs said:
" @trophyhunter said:
" buy it on the ps3 or 360 "
#1 reason why PC gaming is inferior. "
i wouldnt let go of my mouse and keyboard even if you get  nicole scherzinger to suck me off while fondling my balls wearing a glove  "
I would.
#19 Posted by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -

FYI, two video cards DOES NOT EQUAL double the VRAM.

#20 Posted by trophyhunter (5800 posts) -
@Ahmad_Metallic said:
" @PercyChuggs said:
" @trophyhunter said:
" buy it on the ps3 or 360 "
#1 reason why PC gaming is inferior. "
i wouldnt let go of my mouse and keyboard even if you get  nicole scherzinger to suck me off while fondling my balls wearing a glove  "
that's....very specific 
#21 Posted by wolf_blitzer85 (5288 posts) -
@PolyesterPimp said:
" @Ahmad_Metallic said:
" @PercyChuggs said:
" @trophyhunter said:
" buy it on the ps3 or 360 "
#1 reason why PC gaming is inferior. "
i wouldnt let go of my mouse and keyboard even if you get  nicole scherzinger to suck me off while fondling my balls wearing a glove  "
I would. "

I second that
#22 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18954 posts) -
@wolf_blitzer85:  oh man.............. good call. damn she's babelecious
#23 Posted by MrMuise (227 posts) -
@wolf_blitzer85: I'd poop on her chest any day
#24 Posted by TheHBK (5550 posts) -
@0of:
Just because your computer has the recommended settings, doesnt mean you can crank that shit up all the way.  Is this your first time using a computer or playing a game on it?
I would say that the processor and Ram are whats holding you back. No way to get around it unless you tone down certain things like shadows and the textures.  This game doesnt even look that much better than the console versions. except for the resolution bump.
#25 Posted by PolyesterPimp (256 posts) -
@wolf_blitzer85 said:
" @PolyesterPimp said:
" @Ahmad_Metallic said:
" @PercyChuggs said:
" @trophyhunter said:
" buy it on the ps3 or 360 "
#1 reason why PC gaming is inferior. "
i wouldnt let go of my mouse and keyboard even if you get  nicole scherzinger to suck me off while fondling my balls wearing a glove  "
I would. "

I second that "
I would not mind her sitting on my face. Beau-ti-full.
 
But on topic this guy seems pretty clueless about how CPU systems actually. Recommended settings don't usually mean the ones that will allow you to crank the graphics and what not to the max especially for a game that just got released with a vid card that's pretty far behind the current generation.
#26 Posted by Slippy (735 posts) -

You're graphics cards are simply out of date, i'm afraid. Buy a 4870 1GB or a 4890, or even Crossfire a couple of 4850s. Or even wait until newer cards hit.
#27 Posted by mhkjtha (429 posts) -

Your graphics card isn't good enough, plain and simple.
my 4830 ran the game maxed out in 1920x1080 resolution with 4xaa and it NEVER dropped below 30.

#28 Posted by Driadon (3012 posts) -
@0of said:
" @Diamond:  so i really have bad shaders?
"
SystemRequirementsLab generally takes very basic information about your computer and does not give you a true accurate read as to how well it would run. As for getting it to run the way you want: pick up a new graphics card. The ones already recommended would be the best bang for the buck and would let you play 99% of the games on the market at higher/highest settings. If you don't want to spend that much go pick up a nVidia 9600GT or an ATI 4670, either would up the performance by quite a bit, but might not be able to play it on the higher settings.
#29 Posted by MeierTheRed (4941 posts) -
@MrMuise said:
" I'd poop on her chest any day "
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